morcellate

morcellate

(mor′sĕ-lāt″) [Fr. morceler, to divide into small pieces]
To divide tissue into fragments or pieces for surgical removal.
morcellation (mor″sĕ-lā′shŏn)
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For complete containment, it appears to be important that we morcellate using a bag that has a single opening and is not punctured with accessory trocars.
In minimally invasive hysterectomies, most surgeons have to morcellate the large uterus into small pieces to facilitate its removal from the abdominal cavity, which is typically time consuming.
The microbivore consisting of sufficient mechanical mincing power, digestion chamber where a pre-programmed sequence of engineered enzymes are successively injected and extracted, reducing the morcellate primarily to monoresidue amino acids, mononucleotides, glycerol, free fatty acids and simple sugars, which are then harmlessly discharged into the environment, completing the cycle.
Reed have also founded a petition on the www.change.org web site which reads: "Place an immediate moratorium on intracorporeal uterine morcellation during minimally invasive hysterectomy, on all gynecological tissue morcellation devices and any devices, used to morcellate the uterus intracorporeally in the United States and Abroad.
If fat is harvested via a cutaneous incision, it is necessary to remove the fibrous tissue and blood vessels and to morcellate the fat.
He attempted to morcellate the 2-cm fibroid from the anterior wall.
After December 2014, a morcellation device (Minitech Corporation, Guangzhou, China) was used to morcellate adenoma tissue after the enucleation was complete, pushing the enucleated tissue into the bladder in some patients.
It's not easier to do laparoscopic surgery, and it's certainly not easier to morcellate tissue.
Is it feasible to morcellate fibroids, as well as polyps, in the clinic?
"If you are going to morcellate, and it can be done safely in a bag, then that should be encouraged," said panelist Dr.
Perhaps the last tissue extractor remaining in the market should be used to morcellate the tort system and finally build a system that will protect patients and physicians.